Providence Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Providence School District Details

Providence School District
797 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903

23,955 Students enrolled in District

42 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Providence School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Rhode Island

(10 is best)

Better than of RI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

50 40 30 20 10 0
16%
36%
20%
41%
12%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
360 High School
182 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI, 02905
09-12
Academy For Career Exploration School
155 Harrison Street
Providence, RI, 02907
09-12
Alan Shawn Feinstein Elem. School
1450 Broad Street
Providence, RI, 02905
KG-05
Alfred Lima Sr. Elementary School
222 Daboll Street
Providence, RI, 02907
02-05
Anthony Carnevale Elementary School
50 Springfield Street
Providence, RI, 02909
PK-05
Asa Messer El. School
1655 Westminster Street
Providence, RI, 02909
PK-04
Carl G. Lauro El. School
99 Kenyon Street
Providence, RI, 02903
KG-05
Central High School
70 Fricker Street
Providence, RI, 02903
09-12
Charles N. Fortes Academy School
234 Daboll Street
Providence, RI, 02907
PK-01
Classical High School
770 Westminster Street
Providence, RI, 02903
09-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 9.0% 59.0%
Black 16.9% 9.2%
Hispanic 68.5% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.5% 3.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 84.9% 46.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 77.9% 41.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 5.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,425 $200,152,725 43.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,861 $44,211,777 9.5%
Staff $1,221 $29,007,297 6.3%
General Administration $290 $6,889,530 1.5%
School Administration $947 $22,497,879 4.8%
Operation $1,398 $33,212,286 7.2%
Transportation $808 $19,195,656 4.1%
Other $747 $17,746,479 3.8%
Total Support $7,272 $172,760,904 37.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,839 $91,203,123 19.7%
Total Expenditures $19,536 $464,116,752 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,237 $1,324,894,902 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,789 $256,676,732 9.9%
Staff $652 $93,485,315 3.6%
General Administration $246 $35,252,134 1.4%
School Administration $820 $117,587,821 4.5%
Operation $1,296 $185,829,993 7.2%
Transportation $694 $99,538,496 3.8%
Other $666 $95,560,015 3.7%
Total Support $6,162 $883,905,154 34.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,661 $381,748,070 14.7%
Total Expenditures $18,061 $2,590,527,483 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%